Post-modern Controlling vs Classical Financial Controlling

When it comes to financial controlling, many CEOs and even CFOs mention that it is boring. After all, controlling rotates around themes such as financials reliability and accuracy, predictability of the forecasting, solid safeguards in place, sound accounting, compliance. And immediately after this, the same senior leaders can be heard saying: “well, this way it should also stay”. Nobody’s hiring […]

Next Financial Crisis

I was reading these days several articles in the financial press. All is so quiet… dangerosuly quiet. Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, LA Times, Forbers etc they are all silent about what the banks are doing or what other financila insitutions are up to. To me, this means only trouble brewing. Economic data for US looks slightly promissing and the […]

European Crisis – UK and Germany Spared by Standard and Poors

We are starting today an investing blog analyzing the recent European crisis – namely the sovereign debt crisis of the PIGS, as well as their consequences for the investors. Today, after many threats from Moody’s, United Kingdom and Germany got a relief from the eternal ratings competitor, Standard & Poor’s. Namely, the triple A ratings of UK and Germany have […]